heartsick


heart·sick

adjective \ˈhärt-ˌsik\

: very sad or disappointed

Full Definition of HEARTSICK

:  very despondent :  depressed
heart·sick·ness noun

Examples of HEARTSICK

  1. They were absolutely heartsick over the loss of their home.
  2. I was heartsick to learn of their divorce.

First Known Use of HEARTSICK

1526

Related to HEARTSICK

Synonyms
bad, blue, brokenhearted, cast down, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, droopy, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, sad, heartsore, heavyhearted, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholic, melancholy, miserable, mournful, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretched
Antonyms
blissful, buoyant, buoyed, cheerful, cheery, chipper, delighted, glad, gladdened, gladsome, gleeful, happy, joyful, joyous, jubilant, sunny, upbeat

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